It must have been a set back for the giant US corporations, including the banks, when Donald Trump announced he would ditch the TPPA. However the banks don't really mind. Their friend Hillary Clinton didn't reach the US White House, but their other friend did.
Published: 28 November 2016
Does this US election result represent a true dawn, a false one, or a disaster?
Published: 11 November 2016
The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States is a result of the disregard of the American establishment for the needs of the people.
Published: 09 November 2016
PM John Key is master of the flip, whether that’s a flip-flop, flip-off, or flippant comment to side-step hard questions and deflect blame. And now, speaking on the subject of measuring child poverty, it seems he’s added ‘flipped out’ to his repertoire.
Published: 04 October 2016
The Bank of England is actually finding it difficult to persuade investors to sell it sufficient government bonds to facilitate its planned bank reserve for government bond swap (sometimes called ‘quantitative easing’).
Published: 01 October 2016
It's painful to watch Al Jazeera documentaries highlighting the disgraceful conditions in which many of the world's children are forced to live, but especially to work.
Published: 28 September 2016
During the past 20 years the telecommunications industry has undergone worldwide revolutionary changes. This is having and will continue to have profound social implications.
Published: 14 September 2016
The recent on and off again deal with the fading Greens (yes, the same ones who support the mass medication of our citizens with the poison fluoride) to obtain political power seems to indicate that Labour has nothing to excite, stimulate, the NZ voting public with radical helpful solutions to imp...
Published: 06 September 2016
It can be very depressing to have to endure the woeful decisions being made by the National Party administration. The trouble with the present clutch of government politicians is that of rigid party discipline which (unless one is a Minister of the Crown), requires strict adherence to conform to s...
Published: 26 August 2016
Politics is about the way decisions are made. That can either be done in an authoritarian way – through a dictator or an absolute monarch or it can be done in a democratic way with public support. However, a healthy democracy relies on citizens taking an active interest and role in public affairs...
Published: 04 August 2016